UHE Jirau, Porto Velho, Brazil

River: Rio Madeira

Status: Under construction

7 hectares per MW

0 people per MW

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Net Present Value3,562 million BRL
NPV including net greenhouse gas emissions3,547 million BRL
Internal Rate of Return8.34%
Hectares flooded per MW7 hectares per MW
Gross CO₂ equivalent emissions76,694 thousand metric tonnes
Gross CO₂ equivalent per MW20,452 metric tonnes per MW
Hectares flooded per MW7 hectares per MW
People displaced per megawatt0 people per MW

Inputs and assumptions

People displaced953 people displaced
Area flooded25,000 hectares
Installed capacity 3,750 MW
Capacity used59%
Construction time5 years
Construction cost11,000,000,000 BRL
Transmission infrastructure cost3,000,000,000 BRL
Wholesale price of energy95.77 BRL
Economic discount rate6.5%